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. with us now is obama for america michael blake. michael, thank you so much for joining us. >> great being with you. >> s.e.? >> yeah. michael, we were all sort of talking about this before the show. the state of the union, is it your feeling that it's more a conversation between the president and the american people or the president and congress? steve was reminding us all that it started out for a way for president to talk to congress and since 1966, i believe, we have had an opposition response from congress so that seems to be maybe the historical interpretation but there's also reason to believe the president is speaking to the public since we have had the invent of the televisio television. what is your take? >> it is the conversation with the people. we don't want any fights tomorrow. we don't need opposition all the time right now. this is a conversation with the people. that's the reason why the president after the state of the union is going to be going to asheville, north carolina. going to atlanta. going to chicago. to speak about gun rights and for us to understand what we did
violence last week. fatally shot about a mile from the obama home. >>> wall street is bracing for a blizzard. keep an eye on linkedin today. the professional social media network shot up 10%. thanks to earnings that dealer doubled. >>> boeing stocks go higher. federal investigators have given the green light to testing of the dreamliner. >>> we'll see how apple fared day after. david iron horn called the company out for the bailout of cash. apple said it's consider the proposal of shares. they could build a stack of dollar bills. 9,000 miles high. they could foot the country's education bill for two years. they could give every apple employee a $1.7 million bonus. or better yet, give every american a check for $437. >>> back to the real world where hewlett-packard is following in apple's footsteps and posing new limits on the students and temporary workers in their china factory. >>> and bank of america got in on this, winter storm. >>> and the blue brew is bringing it back to the singer aisle with justin timber lack. >>> and if david beckham hasn't claimed he did all the stun
carson sr.. [applause] >> thank you so much. mr. president, mr. vice president, mrs. obama, distinguished guests -- which includes everybody -- thank you so much for this wonderful honor to be at the this stage again. i was here 16 years ago, and fact that they've invited me back means that i didn't offend too many people, so that was great. [laughter] i want to start by reading four texts which will put into context what i'm going to say. proverbs 11:9. with his mouth the godless destroys his neighbor. but through knowledge the righteous escape. proverbs 11:12, a man who lacks judgment derides his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his tongue. proverbs 11:25, a generous man will prosper. he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. and second chronicles 7:14, if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will i hear from heaven and will or forgive their sins and heal their land. you know, i have an opportunity to speak in a lot of venues. this is my fourth speech this week. and i have an opportu
. mr. jones: mr. speaker, thank you very much. i want to thank president obama for his nomination of chuck hagel to be secretary of defense. while we were home last week, i had the opportunity to watch the senate confirmation hearing, and i was dismayed by the way many of the republicans on that hearing chastised mr. hagel. mr. hagel is a man of integrity. i -- the question from one of the senators about, do you think the surge worked, and senator hagel was such he didn't want to give him a direct answer. i would have said no, it didn't work. 1,200 americans killed. i don't know how many iraqis. look at the country today. it is totally falling apart. that was a question towards senator hagel. . the iraq war was very unnecessary. it was manufactured by the previous administration, and there was a marine general, greg newbold, who actually wrote an article in "time" after the war started and one of the points he made that i'm going to share with you, mr. speaker, is some of the missteps included the distortion of intelligence in the buildup to the war. the distortion of intelligence
that pushes a lot of people away even though we might share some ideas with that party. guest: thanks for the call. i think that is overstated in terms of what the caller said. but i think there's a point to it. i found the talk about president obama's birth certificate, where he was born, whether he was christian or muslim, i thought that was obnoxious and wrong on the merits and politically very damaging. i wrote a piece in the wall street journal a couple years ago taking on donald trump because he was doing footsy with the birth certificate. when republicans begin to play footsie with this kind if conspiracy. and things like that, it's problematic. more broadly, i do think there's a problem, and undeniable problem. even whether a person thinks there's merit, there is a problem republicans are not free to middle-class voters and is sending a signal to hispanic people, the single largest demographic in the country, that you are not particularly welcome in this party. what the republican party has to do is find a way to appeal to them that is consistent with its principles but is als
and move quick. >> john miller. thanks so much. >>> the debate over obama administration's use of unmanned drone craft striking americans was front and center this week on capitol hill. senators grilled cia director nominee john brennan about the program. but what's the view on the ground? cristhristopher smith a an adjunct professor and recently from a fact-fining mission in yemen. good morning, christopher. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> what's the attitude about these strikes? is there a revulsion about them? a political problem? how do they feel? >> there's a major political problem, and the political problem is generalized political anger and resentment. it's not the droens in particular. it's the fact that the united states and saudi arabia have intervened in yemen. and the if you look at the the arab spring, they see that as foreign countries interfering with their ability to make their own decisions about their country's future. >> to what tee degreedegree is it becoming a recruitment tool for al qaeda? >> we presume that the drone strikes
. thank you. [applause] also, i want to thank president obama for his trust in me to take on this awesome task and for his trust in every single one of you and what you do every single day. i think it is beyond fair to say that this president's vision and what he has implemented from your efforts over the course of the last years without any question, has restored america's reputation and place in the world and we thank you for what you have done to do that. [applause] i said the other day at the hearings, if any of you had a chance to see any of it -- i said the senate was in my blood and it is after 28 + is. but it is also true that foreign service is in my genes and everything we do here is. i have a sister who worked for most of her career in new york at the un and most recently at the un mission. my wife, who was born in mozambique, and you will see here on wednesday, speaks five languages. at some location, she did translating but worked mostly with the un trusteeship council and as powerful beliefs in the mission of this great department and usaid. and my father, as was mentioned,
're experiencing, but thank you very much. president obama channellllenged dick cheney, calling his picks second rate. are president obama's choices putting us at risk. we'll report, you decide. a remarkable story you heard on "fox & friends," a waiter who stuck up for a child with downs syndrome. that hero back with that amazing story. what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university, we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone's is ready with the know how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu. ♪ a >> welcome back, here are quick he headlines. take a look at the eight foot alligator that got stuck in a florida storm drain. it jumped in head first a few blocks from an elementary school. a conservation officer taped his jaw shut and he was sent off to literally an alligator farm. and the picture that came to world war ii. the statue near the midway museum was tha
. where are the people who are fighting with the obama administration is doing? i am doing what i can as one person. david: larry. thank you. thank you for your service. i appreciate you coming on. >> you bet. david: mainstream media has been ignoring a major issue. bob menendez. what exactly are they ignoring? we will tell you and whether or not they can much longer. that is next. lou: he is a legendary investor, author, local guru. jim rogers is my guest tonight. that is tonight at 7:00 p.m. eastern. ♪ david: senator menendez continues to make headlines. now doing so for the first time in the mainstream media. a friend of donor of the senator is is accused of overfilling the company. menendez supposedly intervened on his behalf. now the washington post is reporting the whole thing on the first page. liz: if it is true, the congressman has been opposed to reform of it and now he is intervening to help to get more money. the "new york times" even reported that he apparently helped this man continue to get his money out of the u.s. government. david: the washington post is also sayin
of defense. is he retiring and moving back to california. president obama will be delivering farewell remarks to panetta at a ceremony this afternoon at 1:00 p.m. pacific. norah and anthony? >> nancy cordes thank you. >>> time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" says iran's supreme leader rejected talks with the united states saying "the iranian nation will not negotiate under pressure." the united states that's important because the ayatollah khamenei decides the actions of iran." >>> "san francisco chronicle" is requiring all guns to be registered with the state. >>> none of the soldiers were killed in the combat zone and return home to california. >>> the "wall street journal" is investigating all three major credit ratings firms, they are all being asked to hand over information about how they rated mortgage bonds ahead of the 2008 financial meltdown. >>> and the update everyone's been waiting for, the "new orleans times-picayune" says sunday's blackout was caused by faulty relay equipment, ironically put in p
pierre yesterday when they were talking about the ad that the nra was running about the obama daughters. let's play a little bit of that sound. >> the president's kids are safe, and we're all thankful for it. the point of that ad -- >> they also face a threat that most people do not face. >> tell that to the people in newtown. sflu really think that the president's children are the same kind of target as every schoolchild in america? i think that's ridiculous, and you know it, sir. one of the points of that ad that i want to ask you about is you made it a class argument. the rich, the elite. >> sure. >> they have bodyguards. they have security. >> sure. and mayor bloomberg has it. mayor bloomberg has bodyguards. >> i'll tell you somebody else who has security. you do. >> sometimes. we've had -- there's -- yeah. >> on capitol hill you have security. >> you talk about -- >> today you have security. >> yeah. you talk about hypocrisy right out in the open. we've had all kinds of threats. >> does that make you -- >> so, jerry, if it is -- if it is a class argument that the nra is making, whi
. >> al, thank you. this morning lawmakers are getting nuances about why the obama administration believes it is okay to use drones to kill expected terrorists including americans. it's an issue that will be key at today's confirmation hearing for the president's pick for cia. michael isikoff is calling this story for us. michael, good morning. >> savannah, good morning. drone strikes, the obama administration's weapon of choice against terrorists are coming under scrutiny. after a disclosure justice department document obtained by nbc news this week that justifies the targeted killing of americans suspected of being top al qaeda leaders. for the first time today the white house is sharing the classified memo that lays out the legal basis for such strikes with members of the house and senate intelligence committees. the move comes at a crucial time as john brenan, president obama's nominee to be cia director, faces his confirmation hearing today on capitol hill. in the war over drone strikes, a major reversal from the white house. after years of ironclad secrecy, president obama directed t
. >> all right. bill bratton and john miller thank you. >>> later we'll take a closer look at christopher dorner and his violent manifesto. >>> on capitol hill yesterday, a surprise about the obama administration's response to syria's civil war. defense secretary leon panetta revealed for the first time that president obama was the one who blocked a plan to arm rebel fighters in syria. the plan was developed last year by then cia director david petraeus and backed by penalty gone leaders and then secretary of state hillary clinton. the white house had doubts about which rebels could be trusted with the arms. those details came to light during the senate hearing on libya. they had tough questions for panetta. he related he and president obama spoke once during the eight-hour benghazi attack that left four americans dead. it also explained why war plains weren't sent. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. nancy, good morning. >> good morning, norah. panetta says the reason planes were not sent is because it came in two waves. after the first wave ended, they all
at the united states department of state. it says basically thank you for your november 16 letter to president obama concerning the status of the administration's review of trans-canada's new application for a presidential permit for the proposed keystone x.l. pipeline project. we have been asked to respond on behalf of the president. the letter goes through, yeah, we recognize it's an important project. we're looking at it. we're doing some more draft supplemental reviews and we hope that this information is helpful to you. please do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of further assistance. so that's the extent of the response. so it's now been more than four and a half years since the permit applications were submitted to the state department for
readiness. i want to thank secretary dunkin and president obama for the opportunity to innovate and build a new college and career readiness based assessment and accountability system in kentucky through the waiver process, and i hope the waiver process will certainly inform reauthorization. with no child left behind, i've been a supporter of the legislation. every child should meet proficiency. we failed to meet the needs of the children who needed our help the most. however, as we agree, the vision of no child left behind was right, we lost something in the transition to details. begin the challenges of implementation and the looming 2014 time line of no child left behind to reach 100 proficiency, the council of chief state school officers convened a group of chiefs to develop a model for next generation accountability systems that would focus on college and career readiness. this group is a natural progression @ successful work on the common core standards. during this time, the administration was also working on the waiver process, and we think both of those were working together alon
today, mostly in massachusetts. president obama has declared connecticut a state of emergency room. local public schedules should be back on service. laura champagne, thank you for joining us. >> good morning. thank you for having me. >> we wanted to explore the impact from retail on this storm. we've raised this issue before, but to what extent is a major storm like this hitting into february start to affect, perhaps, easter season, retail and shopping patterns generally speaking? is there a way to sort of trade this event? >> this particular weekend is a good weekend if you're going to have a nasty storm. it's after christmas selling season, it's after january clearance. it's before tax rebates start showing up, particularly this year, which is a bit more complicated to get your refund. so the timing really won't hurt much of retail. if you wanted to trade it, probably the way to do it would be to own home improvement companies because home depot and lowes, i'm sure, did see a pick up in their sales before this storm. >> so february being the kind of in between or quieter time as
," and susan crawford served for a time as a special assistant to president obama for science, technology and innovation. right now she teaches communications law at the benjamin cardozo school of law here in new york city and is a fellow at the roosevelt institute. susan crawford, welcome. >> thank you so much. >> "captive audience?" who's the captive? >> us, all of us. what's happened is that these enormous telecommunications companies, comcast and time warner on the wired side, verizon and at&t on the wireless side, have divided up markets, put themselves in the position where they're subject to no competition and no oversight from any regulatory authority. and they're charging us a lot for internet access and giving us second class access. this is a lot like the electrification story from the beginning of the 20th century. initially electricity was viewed as a luxury. so when f.d.r. came in, 90% of farms didn't have electricity in america at the same time that kids in new york city were playing with electric toys. and f.d.r. understood how important it was for people all over america
on the united states relationship -- united states' relationship with the muslim world, president obama incorrectly proclaimed that our national motto was he plure business upe numb, despite a letter, he did not correct his inaccurate statement. thanks to the house passage of the in god we trust resolution, children across america know that if god can be displayed on the walls of their classroom, they cannot be prevented from talking about him at school. members of the prayer caucus also work to correct inaccuracies -- inaccuracies and omissions in the capitol visitor center. in 2008, the over half-billion-dollar capitol visitor center opened for the if you were of -- for the purpose of educating visitors on the legislative process and the history and development of the architecture and art of the u.s. capitol. when members toured the facility, however, the historians had censored the building of any references to our judeo-christian history. they have replaced the inscription of in god we trust inscribed right behind you on the speaker's ross strum with stars and a replica of the house
for a minute and a half. mr. fleischmann: thank you, mr. chairman. i rise in support of require a plan act. every year the president is supposed to submit a budget the first monday in february. yesterday president obama missed this deadline for the fourth time in five years. mr. chairman, the american people know what it's like to work through tough times and to live on a budget. when my wife and i started our small business, we made only $50 the first month. we worked hard and made sacrifices to live within our means. families across this great nation are still doing that, and it's embarrassing that the president and senate democrats refuse to put forth a plan. republicans have produced a budget that made tough choices but reduces our debt and achieves fiscal responsibility. the require a plan act demands that the president explain to the american people how he intends to do the same. the great people of our nation deserve at least that. thank you, mr. chairman. i yield back. the chair: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from maryland reserves? the gentleman from georgia. mr. price:
, jay carney -- [laughter] to take those questions. thank you, everybody. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> a story on the politico shows some of the reaction to president obama's budget cuts, saying that the plan appears to be dead on arrival. the house armed services committee is quoted as saying, "i am flabbergasted. until the president addresses the real problem, he is just whistling in the wind." the story goes on to say that this was the latest salvo in the never ending fiscal battles. this latest offensive lacks the urgency of the compromise, and congressional publicans are no longer in a compromising mood on taxes. there was another fiscal issue on the house floor today, on a measure that would require the president to submit a plan for balancing the budget to congress by april 1. a congressman of georgia is a sponsor of the legislation. here is some of that debate. wish it didn't come to this. president obama has a legal and a moral obligation to offer solutions to our fiscal challenges. s
and commerce subcommittee. thanks for talking to our viewers. guest: thanks for having me. host: republicans are saying to avoid the automatic spending cuts, we need entitlement reform on the table. president obama said yesterday if we cannot agree to something long-term like entitlement reform, let's do something short-term. do you agree? guest: no. president obama should be talking about the next sequester, because this one is happening. it was postponed to march 1 on the first and january. this is a promise that we made, the congress and the president made to the american people in order to get our fiscal house in order if we could not come up with the cuts, the savings to do that, these cuts would be automatic. host: you are ok with them? guest: i don't like it. the republican house has proposed two alternatives where the sequester might be differently apportioned and there might be some other things like medical liability reform. i am for that, but the senator never took it up. prize in 2012, the house passed an alternative scenario to sequester. if no one was interested in talking abou
obama. brennan told the senate intelligence committee he's been told by his lawyer he's only a witness in those probes. >> michael isikoff, thank you. ron widen is a member of the intelligence committee and has pressed the white house for more information on its drone policy. senator, thank you for being with us. first yes, are you satisfied after saying the president was practicing secret law and stone calling, are you satisfied these memos are being released to some members of congress? >> this is an encouraging first step. and especially because it comes at a time when the lines have blurred between the military and the intelligence field and it's going to be so important to do robust congressional oversight in order on protect both our security and our liberty. also i'll make sure it leads to an expanded public right to know. >> let me ask you about the nomination of john brennan. you hinted you would pull out all the stops. does that mean you intend to block his nomination? shall. >> first of all, i never announced my position until we had a confirmation hearing. i did believe wha
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